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House Republicans Set To Take On Emperor Obama’s ‘Pen And Phone’

February 21, 2014 by Sam Rolley
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Based on the context of emails from GOP leadership, House Republicans are poised to launch an offensive against President Barack Obama’s regulatory-laden imperial Presidency in coming weeks.

House Majority leader Eric Cantor recently sent an email to his GOP colleagues calling on the lawmakers to fight to

“restore the balance of power created by our Founders.”

“President Obama has provided new clarity as to what constitutes an imperial presidency,” Cantor wrote.

“Declaring that he has a ‘pen and a phone,’ he has acted to effectively rewrite the laws of the United States.”

Cantor told the lawmakers that the House GOP leadership’s main focus over the course of the next three weeks will be undoing Obama’s “excessive and burdensome” regulations, which, according to studies cited by the lawmaker, cost small businesses more than $10,000 per employee and in excess of $7000 per employee for larger firms.

“The cost of excessive and burdensome Washington regulations means fewer jobs and reduced salaries for those with a job,” Cantor wrote.

The Hill offers a rundown of three anti-regulation bills set to hit the House floor next week:

Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte’s (R-Va.) Regulatory Accountability Act topped Cantor’s list, because it would require federal agencies to write regulations that have the smallest economic impact on businesses.

Cantor also mentioned the ALERT Act, introduced by Rep. George Holding (R-N.C.), which he says would require federal agencies to provide timely information about the status and cost of new regulations it is considering.

This would prevent “regulators from hiding the ball,” he said.

Meanwhile, the Sunshine for Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act, introduced by Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.), fights what Cantor calls an “abusive” practice where federal agencies will settle lawsuits with liberal groups by agreeing to impose stricter regulations on businesses.

The House GOP also plans to introduce a bill to roll back a portion of Obamacare that requires companies with 50 or more employees to provide healthcare coverage to those working at least 30 hours each week.

“Our plan is to reduce the middle-class squeeze; create an environment for economic growth and job creation; reform our health-care system to one of patient-centered care and lowers costs; and ensure that all Americans have the opportunity to get ahead by accessing a quality education,” Cantor wrote.


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JimmyMack commented on Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 at 12:05 PM

The only Emperor I see here is you, Tot. You are the Emperor of Cut and Paste.

sebekm commented on Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 at 12:55 PM

I think they should sue Obama in federal court and force the Democrats to defend the principle of "executive fiat" and its use to end-run Congress and laws that are already on the books. The problem is that would probably be a futile exercise, since it would drag out well past the 2016 election and effectively make the situation moot. All the GOP can do is continue to highlight what Obama is doing and how it is inconsistent with the Constitution and effective law-making in this country. It's the hearts and minds of the independent/swing voters that are most important now. Only by removing the Democrats from power will there ever be any real HOPE for CHANGE.

JimmyMack commented on Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 at 14:54 PM

It would be not best for yall to underestimate Her Majesty's Ship Hillary.

But, feel free to go ahead.

timeontarget commented on Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 at 16:23 PM

It's the hearts and minds of the independent/swing voters that are most important now. Only by removing the Democrats from power will there ever be any real HOPE for CHANGE.

JimmyMack commented on Saturday, Feb 22, 2014 at 17:21 PM

Good comment Tot sans denigration. I do not agree with it, of course.


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